What does the word rhea mean?

Usage examples for rhea

  1. Rhea once chose it for the faithful cradle Of her own son; and to conceal him better, Whene'er he cried, she there had clamours made. – Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete by Dante Alighieri
  2. Foremost and specially she became Rhea, the mother of the gods, who had fled to Crete to bear her son Zeus. – The Sea-Kings of Crete by James Baikie